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Crime rate in Greenville, North Carolina (NC): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Greenville, NC compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Greenville, NC

The 2019 crime rate in Greenville, NC is 262 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 78.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Greenville crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 5. In the last 5 years Greenville has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Greenville, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Greenville:

261.7
Winterville:

73.1
Ayden:

204.8
Farmville:

360.3
Bethel:

41.1
Grifton:

396.3
Chocowinity:

439.5
Robersonville:

332.3
Washington:

361.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Greenville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(8.5)
8
(10.9)
6
(7.7)
7
(8.1)
7
(8.0)
4
(4.4)
7
(7.7)
4
(4.3)
5
(5.4)
5
(5.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
22
(31.0)
20
(27.3)
13
(16.7)
23
(26.5)
20
(22.7)
13
(14.4)
37
(40.6)
N/AN/A17
(18.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
240
(338.5)
275
(375.1)
243
(311.7)
169
(194.5)
175
(198.8)
144
(159.6)
138
(151.5)
154
(166.3)
109
(116.9)
94
(99.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
372
(524.7)
360
(491.0)
370
(474.6)
256
(294.7)
353
(401.1)
307
(340.4)
328
(360.0)
420
(453.4)
327
(350.7)
321
(340.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,323
(1,866)
1,424
(1,942)
1,538
(1,973)
1,130
(1,301)
1,157
(1,315)
800
(886.9)
739
(811.1)
724
(781.6)
475
(509.5)
415
(440.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,932
(4,135)
3,237
(4,415)
3,304
(4,238)
2,596
(2,988)
2,573
(2,923)
2,771
(3,072)
2,480
(2,722)
2,566
(2,770)
2,121
(2,275)
2,308
(2,450)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
282
(397.7)
267
(364.2)
263
(337.4)
119
(137.0)
132
(150.0)
114
(126.4)
88
(96.6)
104
(112.3)
111
(119.1)
114
(121.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(22.6)
21
(28.6)
12
(15.4)
11
(12.7)
10
(11.4)
4
(4.4)
6
(6.6)
13
(14.0)
5
(5.4)
11
(11.7)
City-Data.com crime index576.1596.1551.8376.2394.9331.4338.7355.7283.9261.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 220 registered sex offenders living in Greenville, North Carolina as of September 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greenville is 413 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Greenville:

249.0
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2015
Greenville:

311.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Greenville:

273.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Greenville:

338.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Greenville:

287.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2008
Greenville:

425.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Greenville:

482.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Greenville:

479.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Greenville:

385.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Greenville:

278.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Greenville:

334.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Greenville:

339.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Greenville:

228.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Greenville:

233.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Greenville:

311.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2015
Greenville:

312.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Greenville:

350.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Greenville:

431.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Greenville:

430.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2008
Greenville:

657.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Greenville:

663.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Greenville:

639.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Greenville:

661.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Greenville:

470.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Greenville:

494.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Greenville:

501.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 244 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
North Carolina average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 232 (187 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
North Carolina average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 228 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 222 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 236 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 227 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 228 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 232 (181 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 236 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 238 (187 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 231 (182 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 212 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 206 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 210 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 206 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 207 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 191 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Greenville, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 27858, 28590.